Re: ext2 problems on fast-wide SCSI-2

David A Willmore (
Sun, 05 May 1996 11:30:29 -0400

> >
> > It's a P150 (Tyan Tempest II) with 64MB RAM, a DPT PM2124W Fast/Wide
> > SCSI-2 controller, a Fujitsu M2934QA 4GB F/W SCSI-2 drive that's been
> > partitioned to have sda1 as a 300-odd MB root partition and sda4 as a
> > 32MB swap partition, and a 3c595 Ethercard.
> >
> Swap partitions can only be a max of 16MB in size, last I heard, and there
> can be a total of 8 swap partitions.

I am running 1.2.13 with a single 96Meg swap partition on a PCI NCR
Fast SCSI-II controller. No problems what so ever. I don't
need 96M, but I figured that way I wouldn't have to repartion my disks
if I add more memory and might be able to use it and it also allows the
system to pull through (slowly) without exausting virtual memory if I do
something that needs lots.